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Pets/Ethology

Hidden danger from pet dogs in Africa

Credit: Wendy Gibson, University of Bristol Dogs in tropical Africa run the risk of contracting canine trypanosomosis if they are bitten by bloodsucking tsetse flies carrying trypanosomes - microscopic, single-celled organisms

How humans have shaped dogs’ brains

Findings suggest that selective breeding has altered brain anatomy in dogsCredit: Hecht et al., JNeurosci 2019 Dog brain structure varies across breeds and is correlated with specific behaviors, according to new research published